About Mike Kopp

Mike has over 30 years of strategic marketing and communications expertise, honed on the front lines of both politics and business, with clients that have included Members of Congress, publicly traded and privately held corporations, the NFL and the NBA, as well as numerous regional companies and institutions. A veteran of more than 250 political campaigns on the national and local levels, he served as press secretary to Al Gore for nearly a decade.

In addition to his current role as manager for multi-platinum selling artist Ben Folds, he serves on the Board of the Americana Music Association, is a member of the Recording Academy, and was the founding President of the Music Industry Coalition, Nashville’s first grass roots organization to serve as a voice for working music industry professionals on issues that impact our music heritage and culture.